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The Coahoma County High School boys and girls both won district championships at North Side High School and the opening round of the Class 2A playoffs this week.
Coahoma Early College High School lost just one regular season game, but the playoffs is when it really counts.
The Lee Academy boys basketball team is in the Class 3A MAIS state tournament at Canton Academy beginning with a game at 5:15 p.m. today against Columbia Academy.
Registration for 2020 Youth Incorporated baseball  and softball will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19 through Friday, Feb. 21  at Bear’s Fitness Center at 1015 Lee Dr. #1.
The Coahoma County Tourism Commission’s $15,000 allocation for the Juke Joint Festival topped the grant approvals for three local festivals coming up in Clarksdale in 2020.

Jimmy Lee Davis

Jimmy Lee Davis, 51, died Dec. 6, 2019 on Highway 49. He was born Oct. 19, 1968.

Funeral services are 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019 at Clarksdale Civic Auditorium. Burial is at McLaurin Cemetery. Visitation is 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, 2019 at Century Funeral Home.

Century Funeral Home is handling arrangements.






Sallie Beatrice Frye

Sallie Beatrice Frye, 76, of Merigold died Friday, Dec. 6, 2019 at Bolivar County Medical Center in Cleveland.

A family viewing will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, 2019 at Delta Burial Funeral Home on 615 South State St. in Clarksdale.


Charles E. Taylor

Charles E. Taylor, 52, of Lyon died Dec. 3, 2019 at Methodist South in Memphis. Public viewing is from 2 to 5 p.m. Dec. 13, 2019 at Hornburger Byas Funeral Home. Funeral service is 11 a.m. Dec. 14, 2019 at Great View Baptist Church in Quitman County with Pastor Andre Ramsey presiding. Burial follows at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Lyon.




Ida Mae Hayes

Ida Mae Hayes, 82, of Greenwood died Nov. 27, 2019 at Northwest Mississippi Medical Center in Clarksdale. She was born Aug. 10, 1937.



William Glenn Willard, Jr.

William Glenn Willard, Jr., 72, died on Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, at Peter's Reef, Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman, while scuba diving with his family. Visitation will be at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, at 9:30 a.m. with the funeral service to follow at 11 a.m. at Oakhurst Baptist Church in Clarksdale.


Robert Harvey Waller Jr.

Robert Waller, 77, of Clarksdale, passed away on November 26, 2109, at Bolivar Medical Center in Cleveland. Visitation was 1 to 2 p.m. Nov. 30, 2019, at Ray Funeral Home with a Celebration of Life Service following immediately after with Brother James Kellum officiating. A burial followed at 3 p.m.


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The Coahoma County High School boys and girls both won district championships at North Side High... READ MORE

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Paul Eugene Upton, 89, of Memphis, Tennessee, passed away on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020.

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Paul Eugene Upton, 89, of Memphis, Tennessee, passed away on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020.